Aderant Financial Product Manager in United States
Aderant is seeking a Product Manager to lead and manage products from inception through the product life-cycle including strategy, concept phase, market entry, development, and evolution.
Aderant, is a software house providing business management software for legal firms. Our talented and enthusiastic staff mean that we have become a trusted partner to firms of all sizes, from boutique firms based in one office, to global organizations spanning four continents. While our legacy has been providing on-premises software, we’re also embracing the opportunities presented by cloud services and taking advantage of them.
As Product Manager, you will guide a team that is charged with a financial solution as a business unit. This extends from increasing the profitability of existing products to bringing new product to market. You will build products from existing ideas and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time in the market to understand their problems and find innovative solutions for the broader market. You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with an engineering counterpart to define product release requirements. You will work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy while helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for your product offering, working with the sales channel and key customers. A product manager's key role is strategic, not tactical. The other organizations will support your strategic efforts; you will not be supporting their tactical tasks.
Managing the financial product portfolio life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
Specifying market requirements for current and future products by conducting market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers.
Driving a solution set across development teams (primarily Development/Engineering and Marketing Communications) through market requirements, product contract, and positioning.
Developing and implementing a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute.
Analyzing potential partner relationships for the product.
Skills & Qualifications:
Passion for solving problems.
3 - 5 years of software marketing/product management experience.
Experience translating customer problems to technical team.
Exceptional written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Knowledge and understanding financial accounting, US, Canada, and EU.
CPA or extensive accounting background a plus.
This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites (25%).
Our purpose is to help law firms excel and to improve people’s lives. Our commitment to each other is to foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and personal growth where challenging the norm is celebrated.
Culture unites and defines our global company. We encourage our diverse workforce to bring their whole selves to work – ideas, experience, and passion to drive our business forward. From entry level to experienced professional, our environment supports connection, the human kind.